Strategic Air & Space Site Index
Thor Gallery


Detail of the engine emerging from the boat tail's heat shield.

I've read that the Thor's engine did gimbal, but it doesn't look like there was much room for it to move; contrast this with the engine from a Jupiter, which used a flexible flame curtain.

Time picture taken Fri Apr 17 09:11:40 2009
Location picture taken Parking Lot
Strategic Air & Space Museum
Ashland, NE
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